Why It’s Difficult For Your Library to Lend Ebooks

The licensing argument doesn’t just hold true for ebooks. It’s also the terminology used for digital copies of music, movies, and more. What they reflect, more than anything, is that U.S. copyright law is still waiting for a makeover that would put it better in line with the realities of the digital age, says Mitch Stoltz, an attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

“New technology tends to reassign rights and privileges,” Stoltz says. “Then (regulation) has to catch up.”

Friday, June 27, 2014
Boston.com

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

Missed our Capture the Flag contest at HOPE? Still want to play? CTF is now open to the public. https://eff-ctf.org

Aug 30 @ 1:18pm

Max Schrems: data protection activist, lawyer, author, and now a Pioneer Award Winner. #EFFPioneers16 https://www.eff.org/pioneer2016

Aug 30 @ 12:45pm

California's legislature just sent gang database reform to @JerryBrownGov. Now let's make sure he signs A.B. 2298 https://action.eff.org/o/9042...

Aug 30 @ 10:04am
JavaScript license information